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The library has several Books and eBooks on Funding yout Small Business. You can use any of the keywords below to help find pertinent titles in the library catalog.

Fund Raising.

Crowd Funding.

Venture Capital.

New business enterprises

Small Business

Funding Books

Profit First

Author of cult classics The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small businesses break out of the doom spiral and achieve instant profitability.

Finance Your Business

FUND YOUR DREAM BUSINESS. Every business needs money. Whether you're just starting out or are ready to expand, hunting for cash isn't easy and you'll need a game plan to be successful.


The venture capital world is often intimidating and hard to navigate, even for the most seasoned entrepreneurs.

Business Funding for Dummies

Get the business funding you need to secure your success The issue of funding is one of the biggest pain points for small- and medium-sized businesses'and one that comes up on a daily basis.

Introduction to Business Funding

Unless you are independently wealthy, one of the main questions for people interested in starting or growing a business is, "How do I get the money?"  There are a variety of ways to raise capital to start or expand a business enterprise, and some common examples are personal funds, credit, Crowdfunding, loans, grants, and private equity, which includes Venture Capital and Angel Investment. This guide will give you an overview of these common sources of funding. In addition to this, this guide will also show you library resources, including books, free websites, and organizations that can help you determine which funding sources are right for your business and where to look for potential funding sources.

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